Olympic Park to host East to mark London 2012 anniversary

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OlympicParkThe London Legacy Development Corporation and Create London are to bring the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to life on July 27 and 28 when they host East, a weekend of music, food, art and theatre inspired by East London.

The two-day event will mark the anniversary of the opening ceremony of London 2012 with a breadth of entertainment including live international music, the Real Food Festival, and a Mini-Travelling Art Circus featuring theatre, magic, music and games, presented by The House of Fairy Tales.

East London artists will be signing their work at the Art Car Boot Fair. Caught By The River will share its passion for literature, angling, music and beer, as they host celebrated authors and musicians performing for audiences; Eco Design Fair will curate an arts and fashion market showcasing the best up-cycled, vintage and contemporary design London has to offer and the Discover Children’s Story Centre will bring interactive family storytelling alongside hands-on arts and crafts workshops. Plus, there’ll be performances and workshops from Theatre Royal Stratford East, Boy Blue Entertainment and Ida Barr; promenade musical performances; pop up theatre; family trails; picnics along the riverbanks – and more.